Our Examination Center plans to hold TCF sessions

every month until Nov. 2020.

Dates for 2021 will be posted by October 30th, 2020

What is the TCF?

Test de Connaissance du Français is a French language proficiency test for non-native French speakers who wish to assess and certify their level of proficiency for professional, academic, or personal reasons.  This certification was designed by the Centre International d’Etudes Pédagogiques or CIEP and authorized by the French Ministry of Education.  The certificate awarded will be valid for 2 years.

This test grades and ranks candidates at one of the six levels on a scale determined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR):

  • A - Basic user

    • A1 (Beginner)

    • A2 (Elementary)

  • B - Independent user

    • B1 (Intermediate)

    • B2 (Upper intermediate)

  • C - Proficient user

    • C1 (Advanced)

    • C2 (Proficiency)​

There are 5 types of TCF exam - click on each test for description and pricing information.

1) TCF TP = Tout Public – for personal, academic or professional reasons,

2) TCF DAP = Demande d'Admisssion Préalable - for study in France especially as a first-year undergraduate (license 1), 

3) TCF ANF = Acquisition de la Nationalité Française - for French citizenship,

4) TCF Canada - for permanent residence in Canada,

5) TCF Quebec - for permanent residence in Québec province in Canada.

2020 Test Dates - Tests ON PAPER - scheduled between 10am and 5pm

DAP: Monday 12 October  -  Registration deadline: September 14th, 2020

          Monday 16 November  -  Registration deadline: October 16th, 2020

Canada:  Tuesday 13 October  -  Registration deadline: September 14th, 2020

                 Tuesday 17 November  -  Registration deadline: October 16th, 2020

ANF: Wednesday 14 October  -  Registration deadline: September 14th, 2020

          Wednesday 18 November  -  Registration deadline: October 18th, 2020

TP:  Thursday 15 October  -  Registration deadline: September 14th, 2020

       Thursday 19 November  -  Registration deadline: October 18th, 2020

Note: When signing up, you will be required to email a photo with the following specifications:

jpg or bmp or png, 300dpi, minimum 248 x 349 pixels, maximum 4 Mb.

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Contact Us

Upon appointment only:

5510 Munford Road

Raleigh, NC 27612

(919) 985-3919


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